Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1958.106.624 (formerly DO 58.106.624)
DO Seals 6, no. 77.6; Zacos-Veglery no. 87a.
- 33 mm
- 26 mm
- 28.06 g
Half-length representation of Christ bearded, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and in the left a book, the cover ornamented in center with a cross. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla at left and right: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
The emperor Constantine X bearded standing, wearing a crown with a cross and pendilia and a loros, one end of which is draped over the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand and an akakia in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
Κων(σταντῖνος) βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων ὁ Δούκ(ας).
Κωνσταντῖνος βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων ὁ Δούκας.
Constantine Doukas, basileus of the Romans.